Druglink article 1991 – Drug politics in Liverpool: a personal account by Allan Parry

Part one of this two part account described how in the early 80s the Militant-dominated Liverpool City Council adopted a populist ‘war on drugs’ stance to gain support for its confrontation with the Conservative government. Until then seen by his colleagues as a valuable ally, opposition to this tactic led the author to be seen as the enemy.

Drug politics in Liverpool: a personal account (PDF)

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